There are three numbersA,BandC.Ais 125% more thanB, andBis 60% less thanC. By what percentage isAmore thanC.

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- Jul 6th 2009, 08:42 PMacc100jtPercentage
There are three numbers

*A*,*B*and*C*.*A*is 125% more than*B*, and*B*is 60% less than*C*. By what percentage is*A*more than*C*.

Appreciate those who help :) - Jul 6th 2009, 08:48 PMmalaygoel
What is meant by 125% more..

If B is 100, then what is A? - Jul 6th 2009, 09:00 PMVonNemo19
- Jul 6th 2009, 09:32 PMacc100jt
So

$\displaystyle

A=B+1.25B=2.25B

$

$\displaystyle

B=C-.60C=0.4C

$

By substitution,

$\displaystyle A=(2.25)(0.4C)$

$\displaystyle A=0.9C$

So A is 10% less than C. Am I correct? - Jul 6th 2009, 09:56 PMVonNemo19